The number π (pi) is approximately 22/7. A riddle was posted on Twitter by Graeme McKendry (and others) on March 8, 2012:

*Q: What do you get if you divide 22 sheep with 7 collies?
A: Shepherd’s pi.*

“Shepherd’s pi” is a joke on “shepherd’s pie.” Another version of the riddle was posted on Twitter by Tim Clarke on July 29, 2019:

*Q: What do you get if you divide 22 sheep into 7 pens?*

A: A shepherd’s pi.

A: A shepherd’s pi.

Wikipedia: Pi

The number π (/paɪ/) is a mathematical constant. Originally defined as the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, it now has various equivalent definitions and appears in many formulas in all areas of mathematics and physics. It is approximately equal to 3.14159. It has been represented by the Greek letter “π” since the mid-18th century, though it is also sometimes spelled out as

*“pi”*. It is also called

*Archimedes’ constant*.

Wikipedia: Shepherd’s pie

*Shepherd’s pie*(lamb) or

*cottage pie*(ground/minced beef) is a meat pie with a crust or topping of mashed potato.

Graeme McKendry

@VicarageRoader

Q: What do you get if you divide 22 sheep with 7 collies? A: Shepherd’s pi

9:53 AM · Mar 8, 2012·Twitter Web Client

Alex Giles 💬

@Muldwych

Q: What do you get if you divide 22 sheep with 7 collies?

A: Shepherd’s pi

Im here all week

11:13 AM · Mar 8, 2012·Twitter Web Client

Gordon Horne

@Horne_of_Gondor

Q: What do you get if you divide 22 sheep with 7 collies?

A: Shepherd’s pi

11:33 AM · Mar 8, 2012·Twitter Web Client

Alex Giles 💬

@Muldwych

Q: What do you get if you divide 22 sheep with 7 collies?

A: Shepherd’s pi

Im here all week 😂😃

10:35 AM · Mar 8, 2017·Twitter for iPhone

Shane O’Connor

@muscles5781

What do you get if you divide 22 sheep with 7 collies?

Shepherd’s Pi

#punbelievable

#baaaaadjoke

#sheepish

3:30 PM · Mar 8, 2018 from Cork, Ireland·Twitter for Android

Tim Clarke

@timbo_clarke

What do you get if you divide 22 sheep into 7 pens?

A shepherd’s pi.

3:43 AM · Jul 29, 2019·Facebook

🤣 The Dad Joke Man 😉

@DadJokeMan

What do you get if you divide 22 sheep into 7 pens?

A shepherd’s pi…

#mondaymirth

3:22 PM · Jul 29, 2019·Twitter for iPhone